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  1. BimatoprostBimatoprost
    BimatoprostBrand names: LumiganWhy is Bimatoprost prescribed?Lumigan is an eye drop that combats high pressure inside the eyeball. It is prescribed for a condition called open-angle glaucoma (a gradual increase of pressure in the eye). It is typically used after other remedies have caused problems or fail to work. It lowers pressure by promoting drainage of the fluid (aqueous h...
  2. bimatoprost Ophthalmicbimatoprost Ophthalmic
    bimatoprost (Ophthalmic route)bye-MAT-oh-prostCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.LatisseLumiganAvailable Dosage Forms:SolutionTherapeutic Class: AntiglaucomaPharmacologic Class: ProstaglandinUses For bimatoprostBimatoprost is used to treat certain diseases of the eye like glaucoma which occurs in many people as they grow older. Glaucoma is caused by high pressure ...
  3. Bimatoprost DropsBimatoprost Drops
    Bimatoprost DropsGeneric Name: Bimatoprost (bye-MAT-oh-prost)Brand Name: LumiganBimatoprost Drops are used for:Treating increased pressure in the eye (ocular hypertension) and open-angle glaucoma.Bimatoprost Drops are a prostaglandin analog. It works to lower pressure in the eye by increasing fluid drainage from the eye.Do NOT use Bimatoprost Drops if:you are allergic to an...
  4. Bimatoprost SolutionBimatoprost Solution
    Bimatoprost SolutionGeneric Name: Bimatoprost (bye-MAT-oh-prost)Brand Name: LatisseBimatoprost Solution is used for:Increasing the length, thickness, and darkness of eyelashes.Bimatoprost Solution is a prostaglandin analog. Exactly how it works is not known. It may increase the duration of the eyelash growth phase, which results in longer, thicker, and darker eyelashes.Do NOT u...
  5. BimatoprostBimatoprost
    BimatoprostPronunciation: (bye-MAT-oh-prost)Class: Prostaglandin agonistTrade Names:Latisse- Solution, ophthalmic 0.03%Trade Names:Lumigan- Solution, ophthalmic 0.03%PharmacologyLatisseMechanism of action in treating hypotrichosis of the eyelids is unknown.LumiganMay lower IOP by increasing outflow of aqueous humor through the trabecular meshwork and uveoscleral route...
  6. bimatoprost ophthalmicbimatoprost ophthalmic
    bimatoprost ophthalmicGeneric Name: bimatoprost ophthalmic (bih MAT o prost)Brand Names: LumiganWhat is bimatoprost ophthalmic?Bimatoprost ophthalmic reduces pressure in the eye by increasing the amount of fluid that drains from the eye.Bimatoprost ophthalmic is used to treat certain types of glaucoma and other causes of high pressure inside the eye. Bimatoprost is also used to impro...
  7. Bio-CefBio-Cef
    Bio-CefGeneric Name: cephalexin (Oral route)sef-a-LEX-inCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.Bio-CefKeflexPanixine DisperDoseIn CanadaNovo-LexinAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletCapsuleTablet for SuspensionPowder for SuspensionTherapeutic Class: AntibioticPharmacologic Class: 1st Generation CephalosporinUses For Bio-CefCephalexin is used to treat bact...
  8. Bio-StatinBio-Statin
    Bio-StatinGeneric Name: nystatin (oral) (nye STAH tin)Brand Names: Bio-Statin, Mycostatin, Mycostatin Pastilles, NilstatWhat is nystatin?Nystatin is an antifungal medication.Oral nystatin is used to treat yeast infections of the mouth.Nystatin may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.What is the most important information I should know about ...
  9. Bio-StatinBio-Statin
    Bio-StatinGeneric Name: nystatin (Oral route)nye-STAT-inCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.Bio-StatinIn CanadaMycostatin SuspensionNadostineNadostine Sucrose-FreeNilstat DropsNilstat PowderNyadermPms-NystatinAvailable Dosage Forms:CapsuleTabletSuspensionTherapeutic Class: AntifungalChemical Class: PolyeneUses For Bio-StatinNystatin belong...
  10. Bio-Statin PowderBio-Statin Powder
    Bio-Statin PowderGeneric Name: Nystatin (nye-STA-tin)Brand Name: Bio-StatinBio-Statin Powder is used for:Treatment of fungal infections of the mouth and intestines. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Bio-Statin Powder is an antifungal. It works by weakening cell membranes of the sensitive fungus. This allows the cell contents to leak out and res...
  11. Bio-ThroidBio-Throid
    Bio-Throid Generic Name: Thyroid (THYE-roid)Brand Name: Examples include Armour Thyroid and Bio-ThroidBio-Throid should not be used, either alone or with other medicines, for weight loss or to treat obesity. In patients with normal thyroid function, normal daily doses of thyroid hormone are ineffective for weight loss. Large doses may cause serious or life-threatening toxic side effects, ...
  12. BiofedBiofed
    BiofedGeneric Name: pseudoephedrine (Oral route)soo-doe-e-FED-rinCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.12 Hour Cold Maximum StrengthBiofedCenafedChlor-Trimeton Nasal DecongestantContac 12-HourDimetapp DecongestantEfidac 24 PseudoephedrineElixSure Congestion Children'sGenaphedPediacare Decongestant InfantsSimply StuffySudafedAvailable Dosage Forms:Suspen...
  13. Biofed-PEBiofed-PE
    Biofed-PEGeneric Name: pseudoephedrine and triprolidine (try PROE li deen and soo doe e FED rin)Brand Names: A-Phedrin, Allerfrim, Allerphed, Altafed, Aphedrid, Aprodine, Biofed-PE, Genac, Histafed, Pediatex TD, Tripohist D, Vi-Sudo, Zymine-DWhat is Biofed-PE (pseudoephedrine and triprolidine)?Triprolidine is an antihistamine that reduces the natural chemical histamine in the body. Hi...
  14. bioflavonoidsbioflavonoids
    bioflavonoidsGeneric Name: bioflavonoids (BYE oh FLAV oh noids)Brand Names: Amino-Opti-C, Limbrel, P-1000, Pan C 500, Peridin-C, Rutin, Span CWhat are bioflavonoids?Bioflavonoids are found in the rind of green citrus fruits and in rose hips and black currants.Bioflavonoids have been used in alternative medicine as an aid to enhance the action of vitamin C, to support blood circulatio...
  15. Biogam IGIMBiogam IGIM
    BiogamGeneric Name: immune globulin (intramuscular) (IGIM) (i MUNE GLOB ue lin (IN tra MUS cue lar))Brand Names: GamaSTAN S/DWhat is IGIM?Immune globulin for intramuscular administration (IGIM) is a sterilized solution obtained from pooled human blood. It contains the immunoglobulins (or antibodies) to protect against infectious agents that cause various diseases. Antibodies are substa...